This in effect has happened with the Pen Tales request for stories about “complete and total revolt.” Do they realize what “complete and total” means? Would “complete and total” stop at the bounds of literature? Would it not of necessity need to include their own ultra-privileged world?
There will be a more in-depth report on this matter appearing here or elsewhere next week. Watch for it! In the meantime, info about the Pen Tales request, part of a half-sham writing contest being used to hype a book, can be found at